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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    Follower of Giovanni Battista Moroni

    Portrait of a cleric, bust-length

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Follower of Giovanni Battista Moroni
    Portrait of a cleric, bust-length
    inscribed 'M' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    24¼ x 20 5/8 in. (61 x 52.4 cm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    W.G. Appleton, Boston, by 1876.
    with Victor Spark, New York.
    with Wildenstein, New York, by 1948.
    Gladys Lloyd Robinson, Beverly Hills, by 1959; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 19 October 1960, lot 6, as 'Tintoretto'.
    with Wildenstein, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE


    Exhibited

    Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, August 1876 (according to a label on the reverse).
    San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Paintings from the Collection of Gladys Lloyd Robinson, 6 June-5 July 1959, no. 2, as 'Tintoretto'.
    New York, Hammer Galleries, Gladys Lloyd Robinson Collection, 19-31 October 1959, pl. 1, as 'Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto'.